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Jul 3, 2020

Another great game to start those difficult (horrible, awkward) conversations about advance care planning!   A set of Heart2Hearts cards comes with 52 conversation starters to ease discussions about wishes at end-of-life.   Developed by licensed social worker Lisa Newburger, the cards are easy to use and versatile. ...


Jul 1, 2020

Dr. Karen Wyatt puts her heart into the work she does as a hospice physician. According to her website, Dr. Wyatt is a “family physician who has spent her 25 year medical career working with patients in challenging settings, such as hospices, nursing homes and indigent clinics. She has founded a free medical...


Jun 26, 2020

If you’re looking for a way to advance your knowledge of palliative care, we’ve got a great resource for you.  The Shiley Palliative Care Institute through California State University has numerous courses available to help you learn palliative care skills. Jerry talks about his certificates in both basic and...


Jun 24, 2020

Today Jerry and Helen thank all of the amazing hospice professionals who took time to partner with us for the Connection Moments campaign.  If we had to summarize all the Connection Moments in just a few words, we’d use gratitude, hope, courage, and love.  The pandemic won’t stop provision of quality care, given...


Jun 22, 2020

Our friend Denise Reed shares her support and hope in today’s Connection Moment. As an end of life doula and hospice volunteer, Denise knows the special skills of hospice professionals were made for the stressful times.  This season of unknowns is calling out every gift we have, requiring us to draw on our resiliency...